|coffeehouse_134_Chris_Van_Hollen - Mark Cohen|
Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) chairs the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee whose efforts helped Democrats pick up another 22-plus seats in the 2008 elections, solifying their majority. Here, Van Hollen addresses the 2008 campaign, his role in the Democratic leadership, and energy and climate change policy in the Obama administration and on Capitol Hill. (Host: Mike Tidwell)
Keywords: politics; Obama; Congress; climate change; energy
|coffeehouse_132_OBB - Mark Cohen|
Billboard for September 2008 edition: WEâRE ONE SUPREME COURT JUSTICE AWAY FROM TOSSING OUT ABORTION RIGHTS, EVEN FOR RAPE AND INCEST VICTIMS, IF SARAH PALIN HAS HER WAYâ¦ WE CHAT WITH RISA SHAW ABOUT HER BOOK ON SIBLING INCESTâ¦ PEAK OIL IS HEREâ¦ AND WEâRE NOT READY, SAYS AUTHOR EDWIN BLACKâ¦ BUT HEâS GOT THE PLAN TO GET US TO A POST-FOSSIL FUEL ECONOMYâ¦ OFF-SHORE DRILLSâ¦ OR OFF-SHORE MILLS? WILL IT BE OIL OR WIND? JIM LANARDâS COMPANY IS SET TO DEVELOP AN OFF-SHORE WIND FARM...
Keywords: Rape' incest; abortion; energy; oil; wind; offshore; poetry; liberalism; conservatism; music
|The Coffee House - Second Look - Mark Cohen|
Montgomery County (MD) Councilman George Leventhal explains the Clean Energy Rewards Program, an innovative proposal he sponsored to encourage county residents to use green energy sources.
Keywords: clean energy; wind
|The Coffee House - 21st Century Life - Mark Cohen|
Email sleuthing Baltimore Sun reporter Tom Pelton offers a close up look at how Governor Robert Ehrlich handed over state environmental policy to Constellation Energy. (Host: Mike Tidwell)
Keywords: lobbying; energy policy; Constellation; Ehrlich; Maryland
|Fighting Global Warming One House at a Time - Mark Cohen|
"Fighting Global Warming One House at a Time " is the story of Maryland's first 90% renewable energy home. It explains how one Takoma Park family is fighting global warming on a budget, and how you can do it too.
Keywords: global warming; energy; efficiency; solar; photovoltaic; conservation
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|The Coffee House (November 2005) - Mark Cohen|
Constitutional law expert Jamin Raskin on the Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito; US PIRG's Navin Nayak on Hurricane Alley and our energy future; veterinarian Victoria Hampshire on Katrina and animal rescue efforts; poet Sibbie O'Sullivan on her new CD of poems; singer-songwirter Lianna and poets Kim Roberts and Naomi Ayala
Keywords: Supreme Court; Alito; Katrina; energy; climate; animals; poetry; music
|The Coffee House - January 2007 - Mark Cohen|
January 2007 in The Coffee House: BURNING TOBACCO IN THE MARYLAND GENERAL ASSEMBLY It's called the Maryland Health Initiative and it aims to increase the number of residents with health insurance and fund anti-smoking education by doubling the state tax on a pack of cigarettes. Maryland Health Care for All! Coalition director Vincent Demarco argues that the bill will save thousands of lives by deterring smoking among teens and low-income residents, and save the state and taxpayers big dollars in...
Keywords: health care; tobacco; climate change; clean energy; worker health and safety; poetry; music